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The sadness in his eyes deepened. 'My wife, she was expecting another baby,
perhaps a son to help with the farm - who knows?' He wiped the tears away. She
died in hospital, he said. The city hospital, mind. He shrugged with resignation.
And it was seated like this before the cathedral one day that I first set eyes on
Lorna Moonesinghe. The service was over, and the congregation was moving
leisurely away, with people talking to each other. My friend Shelton, whom I ...
There you were, right before my eyes, on the cathedral steps, in a sea-green
dress and silver sandals, looking for the gram-seller who had packed up and
gone. And I saw you every Friday and Sunday after that. I even got my sister to
find out ...
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WHEN MEMORY DIESUser Review - Kirkus
First published in Britain, a novel that movingly details how three generations of idealists try to find meaning and purpose as their country, Sri Lanka, becomes another killing field. The author ... Read full review